Dr. Tilman Floehr
Tilman Floehr is an environmental scientist with focus on pollutants in water bodies and their socio-ecological impacts on humans and nature. He holds a PhD from RWTH Aachen University, Germany and published his dissertation on a holistic assessment of the pollution of the Yangtze River in China. He is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the social enterprise everwave, which is dedicated to support the circular economy and preserve water bodies as precious habitats, food sources and economic regions. Everwave has received several awards for its holistic approach, which combines: Artificial intelligence methods to detect waste in the environment, cleanups through innovative technologies, development of local recycling infrastructures, collection of data along the waste stream and environmental education as preventive measure.